The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Storage Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Engineer
UK
Rank 562 560 514
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -46
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 35 69 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.14% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 36 43
Median daily rate £395 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £230 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £501 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £368 £270
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +36.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Median hourly rate £40.00 £63.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.50% +57.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £63.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-36.50% +57.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42416 49363 49659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 95.02% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 27693 31769 30532
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1526 1656 1924
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

Storage Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Storage Engineer in the job title.

Storage Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Storage Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 33 £400 +6.66% 8
London +18 14 £473 +5.00% 5
North West +16 5 £350 -11.39% 1
South East -3 4 £394 +1.61%
Merseyside - 4 £350 - 1
Yorkshire +18 3 £375 - 1
West Midlands +7 3 £325 -
South West +2 3 £300 -16.08% 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £375 - 1
Liverpool - 3 £350 - 1
Scotland +21 2 £390 -10.85%
Wiltshire +4 2 - -
Hampshire +1 2 £400 -0.62%
Glasgow 0 2 £390 -
Chippenham - 2 - -
Hook - 2 £400 -
Reading +21 1 £325 -
Berkshire +10 1 £325 -
East of England -3 1 £375 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £375 -
Manchester - 1 £350 -
West Sussex - 1 £388 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £325 -
Atherstone - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 £388 -
Huddersfield - 1 £325 -
Bradford - 1 £375 -
Leeds - 1 £375 - 1

Storage Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Storage Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Storage Engineer in the job title.

1 64 (56.64%) SAN
2 55 (48.67%) EMC
3 50 (44.25%) VMware
4 45 (39.82%) Windows
5 39 (34.51%) Linux
5 39 (34.51%) Cisco
6 33 (29.20%) Data Centre
7 32 (28.32%) HP
8 31 (27.43%) NetApp
9 30 (26.55%) 3PAR
9 30 (26.55%) Windows Server
10 27 (23.89%) EMC VNX
11 26 (23.01%) Finance
11 26 (23.01%) Microsoft
12 25 (22.12%) VMware Infrastructure
13 23 (20.35%) Security Cleared
14 22 (19.47%) SC Cleared
14 22 (19.47%) Unix
15 20 (17.70%) Windows Server 2012
16 19 (16.81%) Migration
17 18 (15.93%) Brocade
18 16 (14.16%) NAS
18 16 (14.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 15 (13.27%) Windows Server 2008
19 15 (13.27%) EMC VMAX
19 15 (13.27%) ITIL
19 15 (13.27%) IBM
19 15 (13.27%) Red Hat
20 14 (12.39%) VMware ESX
21 13 (11.50%) Solaris

Storage Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.31%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.77%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.77%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.77%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.77%) MS Office
2 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.77%) Office 365
3 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.88%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (0.88%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 64 (56.64%) SAN
2 16 (14.16%) NAS
3 7 (6.19%) DMZ
3 7 (6.19%) Firewall
3 7 (6.19%) Internet
3 7 (6.19%) VSAN
4 6 (5.31%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (5.31%) LAN
4 6 (5.31%) WAN
5 5 (4.42%) NetScaler
6 4 (3.54%) DNS
7 3 (2.65%) DHCP
7 3 (2.65%) Network Security
8 2 (1.77%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.77%) FTP
8 2 (1.77%) SSH
8 2 (1.77%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.77%) VLAN
8 2 (1.77%) VPN
9 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.88%) ObjectStore
Development Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.88%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 26 (23.01%) Finance
2 6 (5.31%) Banking
2 6 (5.31%) Law
3 3 (2.65%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.77%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.88%) Electronics
5 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.88%) CSS
1 1 (0.88%) HTML
1 1 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (29.20%) Data Centre
2 27 (23.89%) EMC VNX
3 15 (13.27%) EMC VMAX
4 9 (7.96%) HP Storage
4 9 (7.96%) Replication
5 8 (7.08%) Clustering
6 7 (6.19%) CLARiiON
7 5 (4.42%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (4.42%) Mainframe
7 5 (4.42%) Symmetrix
8 3 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.65%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (2.65%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 2 (1.77%) Celerra
9 2 (1.77%) HP StoreVirtual
9 2 (1.77%) Symmetrix DMX
10 1 (0.88%) CMDB
10 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 45 (39.82%) Windows
2 39 (34.51%) Linux
3 30 (26.55%) Windows Server
4 22 (19.47%) Unix
5 20 (17.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (14.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (13.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (11.50%) Solaris
9 11 (9.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (5.31%) Data ONTAP
11 5 (4.42%) AIX
12 3 (2.65%) SUSE
13 1 (0.88%) CentOS
13 1 (0.88%) HPUX
13 1 (0.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.88%) VMS
13 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.81%) Migration
2 15 (13.27%) ITIL
3 11 (9.73%) Service Delivery
4 8 (7.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (4.42%) Data Migration
6 4 (3.54%) Incident Management
6 4 (3.54%) Investment Management
6 4 (3.54%) Project Management
7 3 (2.65%) Capacity Management
7 3 (2.65%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (2.65%) Converged Infrastructure
7 3 (2.65%) Data Centre Operations
7 3 (2.65%) Data Protection
7 3 (2.65%) High Availability
7 3 (2.65%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (1.77%) Demand Management
8 2 (1.77%) ITIL V3
8 2 (1.77%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (1.77%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.85%) PowerShell
2 9 (7.96%) Shell Script
3 6 (5.31%) SQL
4 3 (2.65%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.65%) Python
5 2 (1.77%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.88%) Java
6 1 (0.88%) Perl
6 1 (0.88%) PHP
6 1 (0.88%) Ruby
6 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (20.35%) Security Cleared
2 22 (19.47%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.77%) CCNA
5 2 (1.77%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.77%) EMCSA
5 2 (1.77%) MCSE
5 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.88%) Degree
6 1 (0.88%) NCDA
6 1 (0.88%) NCIE
6 1 (0.88%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) JSP 440
System Software
1 25 (22.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (12.39%) VMware ESX
3 10 (8.85%) Active Directory
4 6 (5.31%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.31%) XenApp
5 5 (4.42%) DFS Replication
6 4 (3.54%) NFS
6 4 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.65%) Firmware
7 3 (2.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (2.65%) vSphere
8 2 (1.77%) SRDF
8 2 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.77%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.77%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.88%) Veritas File System
9 1 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (9.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (5.31%) NetBackup
3 5 (4.42%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (2.65%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.65%) Puppet
4 3 (2.65%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (1.77%) SCCM
6 1 (0.88%) Control-M
6 1 (0.88%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.88%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.88%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.88%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.88%) vMotion
6 1 (0.88%) Xymon
Vendors
1 55 (48.67%) EMC
2 50 (44.25%) VMware
3 39 (34.51%) Cisco
4 32 (28.32%) HP
5 31 (27.43%) NetApp
6 30 (26.55%) 3PAR
7 26 (23.01%) Microsoft
8 18 (15.93%) Brocade
9 15 (13.27%) IBM
9 15 (13.27%) Red Hat
10 12 (10.62%) Citrix
11 8 (7.08%) Dell
11 8 (7.08%) Veritas
12 7 (6.19%) CommVault
12 7 (6.19%) Hitachi
13 6 (5.31%) Isilon
14 4 (3.54%) F5
15 3 (2.65%) Dell Compellent
15 3 (2.65%) Fujitsu
15 3 (2.65%) Symantec
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